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Nanaimo RCMP Const. Martin Mindel helps Addison Armstrong with a fake tattoo at Beban Auditorium in Nanaimo during the Maple Sugar Festival du Sucre D’Erable Saturday.  - KARL YU/The News Bulletin
Nanaimo RCMP Const. Martin Mindel helps Addison Armstrong with a fake tattoo at Beban Auditorium in Nanaimo during the Maple Sugar Festival du Sucre D’Erable Saturday.
— image credit: KARL YU/The News Bulletin

Nanaimo RCMP Const. Martin Mindel helps Addison Armstrong with a fake tattoo at Beban Auditorium in Nanaimo during the Maple Sugar Festival du Sucre D’Erable Saturday.

The annual billingual event celebrates francophone culture and draws inspiration from the maple sugar shacks in Quebec.

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